Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster

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In Deep Gratitude For Faithful Ministry

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster This week, Anne Faurot resigned from her role as Assistant Director of Children's Ministry, after 10 years of ministry at Kenilworth Union Church. She spent those ten years delighting in God's presence with children, telling biblical stories, singing sacred songs, developing new programs and creating relationships [...]

Slowing Down

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster I know a teenager at New Trier who has school from 7:10 a.m. (taking an early bird course) to 3:25 p.m. (when ninth period ends), goes home for a moment to do some homework, has dinner in the car on the way to sports practice, and [...]

Celebrate Our Newest Members

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster I want to talk about this year's confirmation class through two important lenses: technology and talent. First, technology: Fortune Magazine editor Geoff Colvin says, "We're hardwired by 100,000 years of evolution to value deep interaction with other humans and not with computers." However, in his book Back [...]

2019-04-25T15:41:57-05:00Church Stories, Worship, Youth Ministry|

Worship is Formational

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster I could write 1,000 newsletter articles about why worship is formational, for adults and especially for children, but here is where my mind is today. At Kenilworth Union we affirm that everyone can draw near to God. No one is excluded from God’s presence. Each of [...]

God and Bathtime

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Add a big plastic pitcher to your bath time routine for God's sake. Every time we try to talk about who God is our own not-knowing gets in the way. All of our language about God is approximate, relational, and metaphorical attempting to describe the [...]